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Vintage Women's Products We Can't Believe Were A Thing

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14. Beauty Micrometer
It wasn't only snake-oil salesmen who pushed beauty inventions on women. Max Factor Sr., who launched the Max Factor brand, launched the Beauty Micrometer in 1932 as a way to hone in on women's "problem areas." The helmet would analyze which features needed to be subdued or enhanced with makeup. 

The mask would look for two potential problems: the height of the forehead and nose had to be the same, and the eyes should be separated by the width of one eye. If the mask found that your face didn't align with these rules, makeup could either shrink or elongate your features to match those measurements.